Tech News on Hawk Hill

Changes to SJU Wireless Networks

On Monday, March 1, at 10am, we are transitioning to a new wireless network on campus. The new wireless will be called sjuwireless, as opposed to the older sjuwifi (which will be completely removed). The reason for this change is because sjuwireless will be more secure than the older network we were using. The sjuwireless…

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Avoiding Phishing Attempts

“Phishing” (pronounced fishing) is when criminals send e-mails that look like they’re from SJU or another institution. They then try to lure you to fake websites, where you’re asked to disclose confidential information, for example, passwords or login IDs. Like spam and junk email, these phishing emails are unfortunately becoming more and more abundant at…

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SPAM Email: Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

Dear Account User, We have noticed an unauthorized attempt to change your Saint Josephs University Account password from a foreign IP. This was going to result to your inability to access your account due to the password change. We are about to terminate your Saint Josephs University account for security reason. If you know you…

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Compliance Tool Being Implemented to Combat Illegal Peer-to-Peer File Sharing

Recent regulations issued under the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) of 2008 now require that Saint Joseph’s certify that we have developed plans, which may include the use of technology-based deterrents, to effectively combat the unauthorized distribution of copyrighted materials on campus. Compliance to these HEOA regulations is a condition of our eligibility to receive…

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Spring Semester Hours at the Help Desk

Faculty/Staff Help Desk Hours Spring 2010 Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-6:30pm Friday: 7:30am-5pm Saturday and Sunday: Closed Students who are in need of technology assistance can contact the Student Technology Center at 610-660-3070 or stc@sju.edu. Student Technology Center Hours Spring 2010 Monday-Thursday: 8am-11pm Friday: 8am-5pm Saturday: 10am-5pm Sunday: 10am-11pm

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Free Microsoft Applications Workshops Available to Students

Faculty members may want to make their students aware of the upcoming trainings being offered by our department. The Office of Information Technology is offering free day and evening Microsoft Office workshops beginning in the Spring 2010 semester. Topics include: • Understanding the Basics of Microsoft Word • Creating Spreadsheets with Microsoft Excel • Creating…

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Windows Vista and Windows 7 Support

The University’s primary supported Windows version remains Windows XP. Due to some known problems and the incompatibility of some software applications, Windows Vista and Windows 7 are NOT supported at this time. All computers running Windows on campus will also continue to use Windows XP. Computer Preparations There are a number of things you can…

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